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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Urges Americans To Wear Face Masks In New Ad

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) -- After recovering from the coronavirus, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is starring in a new ad urging people to wear a mask.

Christie posted the ad on Twitter, saying it will air across the nation.

"You know, lying in isolation in ICU for seven days, I thought about how wrong I was to remove my mask at the White House. Today, I think about how wrong it is to let mask-wearing divide us," Christie says in the ad.

The former governor got infected in October after he attended a ceremony at the White House where few people wore masks.

MORE: Chris Christie's Bout With COVID A Stark Reminder Of The Dangers Of Letting Your Guard Down

It's unclear how Christie got the virus, but he urged Americans to "learn from his experience."


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